The serial number sticker has Chanel logos and was protected by a clear tape with hologram security feature from approximately 2000-on.
Coco provided a simple, refined take on fashion and her iconic pieces have truly stood the test of time.
Chanel earrings favour a simple design; their vintage earrings in particular often feature the classic pearl as a stud or as short drop-down, sometimes accompanied by diamonds and are usually always set in gold.
Note that over time, serial number stickers may become detached from handbags. Therefore, Chanel handbags missing these items may still be authentic.
Find out more about this iconic brand in our Chanel Information Guide.
Authentic Chanel handbags from the mid 1980s on come with authenticity cards embossed with a serial number (pictured on right).
The serial number matches the serial number appearing on a sticker placed somewhere within the handbag’s interior lining.
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Her social connections appeared to encourage a highly conservative personal outlook.
Rumors arose about Chanel's activities in the course of the German occupation of France during World War II, and she was criticised for being too comfortable with the Germans but never thoroughly investigated.
Along with Paul Poiret, Chanel was credited in the post-World War I era with liberating women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularizing a sporty, casual chic as the feminine standard of style. She is the only fashion designer listed on TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.